A Comparative Analysis of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Training in Health Care Management

  • Kong, Myung-Dalm (Department of Healthcare Management, Youngsan University)
  • Received : 2016.04.20
  • Accepted : 2016.08.25
  • Published : 2016.09.30


This study is to prepare curriculum in South Korea to train outstanding individual in the fields of Health Care Management for the global age, hospitals' administration managers, professors and students were targeted to carry out the survey and the collected questionnaires were processed with SPSS Ver. 21.0 statistic package, based on this the suitability of the current Health Care Management curriculum and postgraduate curriculum was inspected and improvement plan was deducted, and also through comparative analysis of the Health Care Management curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate in the United Kingdom and United States, optimum improvement suggestions were made. Based on the research result, the priority to improve and consolidate from undergraduate curriculum was the strengthening of the working-level education, the most needed ability in the future is global negotiation and dispute/conflict adjustment which needs supplementation. Also, after analyzing the undergraduate curriculum of the United States and United Kingdom, it is needed that the development of the capacity to lead organizations for healthcare and subjects for the establishment of health policy should be reflected.


Curriculum;Health Care Management;Undergraduate;Postgraduate;Outstanding Individual


Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea


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